Biology at a Glance


   Biology B.S.
   Biology Pre-Professional B.S.
   Biology 3/2 Program B.S.
   Biology Minor


   Chemistry Program
   Math & Actuarial Science
   Health Science Program
  Physics Program


   College of Arts & Sciences


   School of STEM

Dillard University Biology Program

Biology is where the study of life comes alive. Dillard University offers a fascinating exploration into the origin, growth, function, and evolution of living organisms.

We believe that biology is more than just a subject; it is a powerful tool for creating positive change in the world. Whether you aspire to become a healthcare professional, a researcher, an environmentalist, or a policymaker, our biology program equips you with the scientific foundation necessary to earn your bachelors degree and tackle real-world challenges head-on.

In the United States and globally the health disparities plaguing our society has created an urgent need for change-agents and advocates who can make a difference. The Dillard Biology program is here to empower you with the scientific knowledge and skills to become that change-agent. Our program goes beyond textbooks and lectures to provide hands-on experiences that will ignite your passion for biology.  From field research to laboratory experiments, you’ll have the opportunity to investigate and understand the intricate workings of life.

Start your academic  journey at Dillard University, Louisiana’s oldest HBCU.

Program Contact

School of STEM
Department of Biology
Stern Hall, Room 122-G

2601 Gentilly Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70122

Ph. (504) 283 – 8822

Office Hours:
M-F 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Biology Degrees and Programs

With ample research, hands-on experience, and networking opportunities, Dillard University’s biology program primes you for a career in various related fields.

What can you do with a career in Biology?

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Student Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate a broad based knowledge of concepts and terminology in cellular, molecular, organismal, and ecological biology;
  • Analyze, solve problems, understand relationships, and interpret information in the biological sciences and supporting fields;
  • Communicate scientific information in a clear and concise manner both orally and in writing.

LS-LAMP Program

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Louis Stokes Louisiana Alliance for Minority Participation, a program designed to increase the quality and number of minority students receiving bachelor’s degrees in STEM–science, technology, engineering and math.

Join Dillard University in New Orleans, Louisiana and become part of our community of leaders, thinkers, and artists.

Dillard has been the best decision I have made, from gaining lifetime friendships, amazing opportunities, down-to-earth professors, and the beautiful oaks. I love my HBCU!
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Taliajia Hollandale, Mississippi
Biology major and Chemistry minor; Junior/Class of 2025

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Dillard University will be closed on Wednesday, June 19, in observance of Juneteenth and will reopen on Thursday, June 20, at 8 a.m.